Best practice guides

Our best practice guides break down complicated legislation to help you to be complaint, as well as providing answers and information to a range of property-related topics.

They range from information on tenancy deposits, Trading Standards, codes of practice, leasehold, Anti-Money Laundering to offering apprenticeships. Most of the guides are downloadable too so you can refer to them again and again.

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15 Jul 2021
Commercial property webinar recordings

We deliver quarterly webinars highlighting key topics and targeted resources on issues relevant to sectors of commercial property practice.

02 Jun 2021
Lifecycle of a tenancy deposit

Whether new to tenancy deposit protection or simply want to know more about the process, it helps to understand the lifecycle of deposits to avoid penalties and disputes. Debbie Davies, Head of Sales at TDS, explains seven steps every agent should be aware of.

28 May 2021
Deposit disputes: a little information goes a long way

Debbie Davies, Head of Sales and Client Success at TDS explains it’s all in the detail when it comes to tenancy deposits, the more information that is collected and provided the better.

26 Feb 2021
Right to Rent FAQs

We have worked with the Home Office and UK Border Agency to answer the questions that are widely asked by landlords and letting agents regarding Right to Rent.

22 Feb 2021
Mental health webinar recordings

Nurturing your own and supporting your staff’s mental health is an important part of day-to-day life. Identifying signs, triggers of anxiety and stress then taking appropriate steps to find and provide support will ensure everyone keeps mentally well.

22 Feb 2021
Marketing webinar recordings

Boost your marketing skills with timeless tips that will help you identify key business opportunities, stand out in a crowded marketplace, maximise brand awareness and ultimately generate business.

01 Jan 2021
HS2 guide for estate agents

The UK Government announced in January 2021 further updates to the Safeguarding Directions (safeguarded zone) and zoned property schemes that replace all previous versions.

21 Aug 2020
Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Act Explained

We put together a series of short videos to help explain the different aspects of residential lettings which are impacted by the ban.

01 Aug 2020
NTSELAT guidance on property sales and lettings

The National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) has updated its guidance to help property sales businesses comply with the CPRs.

12 Jul 2020
Coronavirus outbreak, guidance for sales and lettings agents

During the Covid-19 pandemic we have been reviewing guidance from the UK Government and devolved administrations to create overlaying best practice and support our members in working safely and developing their own procedures.

01 May 2020
Switching from insured to custodial with TDS

We encourage you to move deposits from insurance-backed schemes to free custodial schemes as interest rates drop. TDS have outlined all the ways you can benefit from switching in this guide.

17 Apr 2020
Covid-19 legislative changes to the private rented sector

This guide summarises all the legislative changes affecting the sector across the UK. It breaks own the impact of Covid-19 on various business areas and the rules which have changed as a result.

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